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Great religions of the world.

Washington : National Geographic Society, [1971] .
ISBN 0870441035, 9780870441035

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Subjects Religiones -- Historia.
Series Story of man library.
Description 420 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Copyright Date [1971]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Summary Discusses the major religions of the world, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Islam, and Christianity.
Contents "Let there be light" -- Hinduism: Quest for the universal one -- Down the teeming Ganges, holy river of India -- Brahma in Bali -- Buddhism: The eightfold path to nirvana -- Saffron robes in gilded Thailand -- The orderly realm of Chinese sages -- Pilgrims' path in Buddhist Japan -- Zen's disciplined way to sudden light -- Demons and lamas in the high Himalayas -- Sacred writings of the east -- Judaism: "Hear, O Israel" -- A kubbutz where work means worship -- Days of joy and lamentation -- Islam: Mohammed is his prophet -- The sweep of Islam -- On a holy trek to Mecca -- Sacred writings of the west -- Christianity: "I am the resurrection and the life" -- Where the fathers preached and martyrs bled -- The forging of christendom -- The seven sacraments -- Where conquistadors planted the cross -- The reforming spirit -- Renewal in Rome -- New directions in the church today.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)178161
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